Folland Gnat

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Folland Gnat.
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Red Arrows Folland Gnat.
Role Training and fighter aircraft.
National origin UK.
Manufacturer Folland
First flight 1954
Introduction 1958
Status Out of order
Primary user Royal Air Force
Produced Out of production.
Number built 450 examples.

The Folland Gnat is a British fighter aircraft. It was also used as a training aircraft. The Folland Gnat is a single-turbojet aircraft. It is completely made of metal. The Gnat was used by RAF's Red Arrows as a team plane. Finland also used it. In India the aircraft company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited built this aircraft as HAL Ajeet.